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Former Gambian hit squad member sentenced for the murder of Deyda Hydara

(Banjul, 30 Nov., 2023) – The Gambia Press Union (GPU) welcomes today’s verdict and sentencing of Bai Lowe, a former death squad member under...
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GPU urges police to drop charges against activist

(Banjul, The Gambia, 15 Nov., 2023) – The Gambia Press Union (GPU) is calling on the Gambia Police Force (GPF) to drop all charges...
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GPU condemns troubling remarks of Gambian President on press freedom and democracy

Gambia’s President, Adama Barrow, has made a series of remarks that directly threaten the state of press freedom, freedom of expression and the country’s...
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Internet freedom in The Gambia: legislative framework, trends and future prospects

In this report, AFEX highlights the challenges to internet freedom in The Gambia and makes recommendations on how the situation can be improved. Read the...
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GPU calls on Gambian Government to Renew its Commitment to Press Freedom

Fajara, Gambia, November 2, 2022: Today, we mark the International Day to End Impunity for Crimes committed against Journalists. The Gambia Press Union join calls...
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Gambia: GPU Condemns Arbitrary Arrest of Journalist Yusef Taylor

Fajara, 7 July, 2022 – The Gambia Press Union (GPU) has received official reports that on the 5th of July 2022, Yusef Taylor, a...
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GPU Calls for Gender Equality in Gambian Media

PRESS STATEMENT: Fajara, March 8, 2022 - The Gambia Press Union (GPU) joins the world to mark this year’s International Women’s Day (IWD 2022)...
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Gambia’s Journey to Access to Information Legislation, and the uncertain road ahead

On July 1, 2021, the National Assembly of The Gambia passed into law the Access of Information Bill.  The change of government in 2016...
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Freedom of expression in The Gambia: a quiet transition from the doldrums of notoriety to the doorsteps of celebrity

As the Gambia goes to the polls on December 4, 2021, the MFWA’s Senior Programme Officer for Freedom of Expression, Muheeb Saeed, throws light...
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Press Freedom Situation in Africa- April- June 2021

Journalists killed, respectively in DRC, Somalia and Nigeria, Burkina Faso, including a social media activist in Ghana during the period of April-June 2021. This...
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Gambia Press Union Welcomes the Passing of Access to Information Bill 2021

The Gambia Press Union and the Civil Society Coalition on Access to Information welcome the passing of the Access to Information Bill 2021 by...
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Media Rights Agenda, Goodluck Jonathan Foundation Commend Gambia’s National Assembly for Passing Access to Information Bill into Law

Friday, July 2, 2021:  The Goodluck Jonathan Foundation (GJF) and Media Rights Agenda (MRA) have commended The Gambia’s National Assembly for passing the country’s...